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RELEASE NOTES BlueSpice 1.0.1

BlueSpice Core / BlueSpice for MediaWiki

Copyright 2011 by Hallo Welt! Medienwerkstatt GmbH

BlueSpice release notes

BlueSpice Core 1.0.1 / BlueSpice for MediaWiki 1.0.1


This is a patch release. It is the fixes a lot of bugs of BlueSpice Core and BlueSpice for MediaWiki.

Changes since BlueSpice Core 1.0 / BlueSpice for MediaWiki 1.0

Main changes

  • MediaWiki 1.17 is now supported
  • BlueSpice works with public wikis (no read restriction for anonymous users)
  • RSS feeds now have token authentication (you can use them with Outlook even when read access is generally restricted)
  • Added PageTemplates option to enforce a given target namespace
  • Review works with flagged revs
  • Removed version specific “common” folder in bluespice-skin

BlueSpice Core

  • Fixed bug when saving configuration in MW1.17
  • Removed “BlueSpice” from mouseover texts in ExtendedSearch form
  • Fixed bug in output handler where standard AJAX calls would not pass when not logged in
  • Added installcheck script
  • Added method to check if curl is activated in ExtendedSearch
  • Restored fulltext search option in IE8
  • OutputHandler is now compatible to load.php (ResouceHandler)
  • Various i18n fixes

BlueSpice for MediaWiki

  • Overall code cleanup
  • Various i18n fixes
  • WantedArticle: added a comma to the queue
  • ResponsibleEditors: changed format of namespace settings
  • Statistics: added DejaVu font and made jpgraph use it.
  • UniversalExport: added debugformat option. Use URL param debugformat=html in order to generate HTML output
  • InsertFile: now uses MySQL stored procedures
  • PageTemplates: “force default namespace” feature
  • Adapter: modified remote handler to get secure files on extension whitelist to show on pages in $wgWhitelistRead even for anonymous users.
  • Review: consider flagged revs
  • RSSFeeder: fixed bug with display of namespaces
  • PageTemplates: PageTemplatesAdmin now works in IE
  • WantedArticle: fixed i18n
  • InsertFile: fixed upload in IE8
  • InsertCategory: fixed JS error
  • Adapter: MW 1.16+ compatibility for public wikis
  • PermissionManager: fixed SQL statement
  • InsertFile: fixed file name sanitation
  • InsertFile: file extensions now case insensitive
  • WantedArticle: hitting enter is now the same as clicking add (suggested before)
  • Preferences: fixed bug where allowed file types for upload would not have any effect
  • Preferences: fixed multiselect add function in MW1.17
  • PermissionManager: Adapter/config/pm-settings.php is now generated automatically (so as to keep existing settings intact)
  • PageTemplates: fixed bug where for pages in namespaces the namespace would show up double
  • Emoticons: emoticons with : and ; now work with MW1.17
  • RSSFeeder: now works with token authentication
  • Authors: fixed profile images in MW 1.16.x +
  • WantedArticle: removed page link in ajax response, as we don’t have ExtJS messagebox on the clientside available
  • PagesVisited: fixed “duplicate entries after page move”
  • InsertFile: fixed error message after file upload
  • SaferEdit: fixed JavaScript-error when moving a page

BlueSpice Skin

  • Proper embedding of SkinTemplateToolboxEnd standard output into the TOOLBOX Widget
  • Support for resource loader (conditional for MW1.17)
  • Fixed “AllPages” link not being translated in MW 1.15.x
  • Shortened wpSummary field
  • Fixed SemanticForms ui-class overwrite (tabs in left navigation)
  • Removed version specific “common” folder

The Team


  • Markus Glaser
  • Radovan Kubani
  • Sebastian Ulbricht
  • Marc Reymann
  • Mathias Scheer
  • Thomas Lorenz
  • Tobias Weichert
  • Robert Vogel
  • Erwin Forster
  • Karl Waldmannstetter
  • Daniel Lynge
  • Tobias Davids

Design & Testing

  • Anja Ebersbach
  • Richard Heigl
  • Nathalie Köpff
  • Michael Rödl
  • Michael Scherm
  • Dardan Diugan
  • Christina Glaser
  • Patric Wirth

Standing on the shoulders of giants

We would like to thank all the people around MediaWiki. You’ve created a wonderful piece of software. Thanks a lot!